Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Sciame Lecture Series: Lynnette Widder



Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
141 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Sciame Auditorium (107)


Faculty Intro: Christian Volkmann, Associate Professor


Lynnette Widder (M.Arch, Columbia University, 1990; Sc.D., ETHZ, 2016) serves on the full-time faculty of the Masters of Sustainability Management Masters Program at the Earth Institute, Columbia University. Prior to joining the Earth Institute, she was Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design; she has also taught at the ETH Zurich, Cornell University, City College of New York and Cranbrook Academy. She is the author of numerous articles on architectural history and sustainable building, and co-author of two books, Ira Rakatansky: As Modern as Tomorrow (William Stout, 2010) and Architecture Live Projects: Pedagogy into Practice (Taylor and Francis, 2014). Her professional work with aardvarchitecture has been published in the US, Europe, China and Australia. From 1994 to 1998, she was editor of the bilingual architecture quarterly Daidalos. Her current research focuses on sustainable building construction; urban resource flows; the material culture of building construction in post-war Germany; and textile-reinforced adobe.

Selected Bibliography: Fall 2017 Lecture Series: “Transdisciplinary”


All lectures are free, open to the public, and held at 6:30 pm in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Sciame Auditorium. Continuing Education Credit for registered New York architects is available.

Lecture series sponsored by Sciame . . . Where Building Is an Art.

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